Monkerton Community Primary School Admissions

Monkerton Community Primary School is a member of Cornerstone Academy Trust which is the admissions authority, responsible for the admissions policies and decisions on applications for admission. We have an admissions policy for each academic year. They are written to comply with the School Admissions Code and School Admissions Appeals Code. We take part in the co-ordinated admissions schemes of Devon County Council.

Come and Visit Us

If you are interested in your child attending our school, you are welcome to come in and visit us. You can arrange a visit on 01392 304040 or by emailing our admin team. One of the team will be able to discuss admission with you.

Applying to Come Here

Once you decide you would like a place in Reception or at any other time after this, you must make a formal application. You can do this by applying to the Local Authority and not direct to the school. 

For the normal round intake into school, children are offered places to start in Reception at the beginning of the September term after their fourth birthday. Children who are admitted to a vacancy at any time after this point are called 'In-Year' Admissions.

The Local Authority

Devon County Council publishes information about admissions and its own policies to support the admissions application and appeals process. View this here.

Applications can be made online through the Devon County Council website or by using these forms.

The appeals process is detailed here.

For questions about your child joining the school or just about the admissions process in general, please don’t hesitate to contact the school direct or contact Devon School Admissions Service on 0345 155 1019 or via email.

Our Admissions Policies

You can find our admissions policies below - we review the school policy annually and may make changes if we feel this would be in the best interests of the school and our community.

Each academic year has its own policy document, with details about how to apply for a place in school from the start of Reception through to Year 6 (note Monkerton Community Primary School is still growing and does not have all year groups yet).

School admissions policy 2020-21

This is our determined policy. If you have any comments regarding the policy, you can contact us at the school.

The 2020/21 Admissions Policy is available to download here


School admissions policy 2021-22

This is our determined policy. If you have any comments regarding the policy, you can contact us at the school.

The 2021/22 Admissions Policy for September 2021 admissions is available to download here


School admissions policy 2022-23

Objections can be made up to 15 May 2021 to the Office of the Schools' Adjudicator.

The 2022/23 Admissions Policy for September 2022 admissions is available to download here

Our Nursery will be open from September 2021. In the meantime please feel free to browse and apply for places in either our Broadclyst or Westclyst Nurseries.


The Admissions Appeals Timetable 2021

Appeals at the normal round of admissions to Reception will be heard within 40 school days of the deadline for lodging appeals on 14 May 2021. Where the application was not made in time for a decision to be made on 16 April 2021, they will be heard within that 40-day period or, if that is not possible, within 30 days of the appeal being lodged. In-year admission appeals must be heard within 30 school days of the appeal being lodged.